House of the Rising Sun (1976)
Idris Muhammad's House of the Rising Sun is a legendary soul-jazz album, and for good reason. First there's the fact that, Grady Tate notwithstanding, Idris Muhammad is easily the greatest of all soul-jazz drummers. Next, it is revealed that label ...
2003 album from the Quebec born guitarist/singer/songwriter. 16 French titled songs. BMG.
Liner Note Author: Drédéric Schiffter.
Photographer: Carole Bellaïche.
Arrangers: Carolin Petit; Michael Holmes; Carl Marsh.
Personnel: Diane Tell (acoustic guitar, programming); Christian "Basile" Leroux, Bob Cohen, Kenny Mazur, Patrice Tison, Robbie McIntosh ...
Flamenco Southwest (1988)
NEVER DIE YOUNG is a seminal event in the long recording career of James Taylor. Not only has the title cut become a significant staple in the singer/songwriter's cache of hits, but Taylor had finally reached a whole new stylistic ...
Mad Love (1980)
Since the 1960s, Linda Ronstadt has gone down many different musical paths in her career, but with MAD LOVE it's quite clear she was in a rockin' state of mind. Kicking off with the title track (written by new wave ...
Greatest Hits - Vol. 2 (1980)
This eclectic collection circa '76-'80 underscores a newfound rock & roll assertiveness in the rootsy rock diva as she gleefully covers material like Chuck Berry's "Back in the U.S.A." and the Stones' "Tumbling Dice." In fact, one can hear the ...
Don't Try This at Home (1988)
1987's DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME is Michael Brecker's second album as a leader following nearly two decades as an in-demand session musician (Paul Simon, Steely Dan, etc.) and one-half of the Brecker Brothers with his trumpeter brother Randy. It's ...
Cry Like a Rainstorm - Howl Like the Wind (1989)
This is a touching, beautiful album, with Ronstadt's voice the center of a wonderful production. "Still Within The Sound Of My Voice" is a lush ballad featuring the Skywalker Symphony Orchestra (who appear on most of the album). "Cry Like ...
Out of print in the U.S.! German pressing of this 1980 release from the horn-blowin' brothers of Jazz and fusion, Michael and Randy Brecker. Arista.
The epitome of cool, the Brecker Brothers were one of best-selling jazz fusion outfits of the ...
Sneakin' Up Behind You: The Very Best of the Brecker Brothers (2006)
Say what you will about Philly funk brothers Michael and Randy Brecker, but from their start with the very commercial recordings of their band Dreams, they were as responsible as anyone for the revolution in jazz that embraced more straight-ahead ...
'Round Midnight with Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1986)
Round Midnight is a two-disc box set that compiles all three of the traditional pop albums Linda Ronstadt recorded with Nelson Riddle (What's New, Lush Life, and For Sentimental Reasons). Only dedicated fans will need to own all three of ...
Still Warm (1986)
One of John Scofield's finest mid-1980s outings as a leader, STILL WARM finds the revered jazz guitarist settling into a set of funk-tinged fusion. The tight yet adventurous rhythm section of bassist Darryl Jones and drummer Omar Hakim allows Scofield ...
Ori. Compilation Release '05 from the late saxophonist who had worked with with MIles Davis, Chick Corea, Horace Silver and many other legends.
Personnel: Bob Berg (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Mike Stern (guitar); David Sanborn (alto saxophone); Dave Kikoski (piano, synthesizer); ...
20 Exitos Del Folklore (1977)
This was the fourth in a series of hit albums Linda Ronstadt made in the mid-seventies, starting with HEART LIKE A WHEEL. Like its predecessors, SIMPLE DREAMS is a rich collection of pensive folk ballads, pop with country leanings, and ...
Best Of Chuck Mangione: 20th Century Masters Of The Millennium Collection (2002)
Recorded between 1973 & 1979. Includes liner notes by Scott Schinder.
This is part of A&M's "20th Century Masters The Millenium Collection" series.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Compilation producer: Mike Ragogna.
Composer: Chuck Mangione.
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection - Chuck Mangione ...
One-Trick Pony (1980)
The 1980 film ONE TRICK PONY starred and featured the music of Paul Simon, who portrayed a singer-songwriter of considerably less renown than himself. Full of heart, humor and realism, it's one of the best music-oriented dramas extant, and this ...
Saxophonist Bob Mintzer, aka "Papa Lips," has led jazz bands of varying sizes, but he is perhaps most dazzling in a small-group setting, as on this 1983 outing. In the company of legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius, equally renowned trumpeter Randy ...
David Sanborn is the king of crossover jazz, and 1979's HIDEAWAY is one of his strongest and most enjoyable efforts. The saxophonist never gets too syrupy or staid here; instead, his stylish, agile playing is given a straight-up, groove-oriented backdrop ...
By the early '80s Chaka Khan and producer Arif Mardin had a great working relationship that was responsible for her hit solo debut, 1979's Chaka. Despite having the hit single "I'm Every Woman," Chaka was often a stilted and unfocused ...
Unknown Soldier (1980)
Reissue of 1980 Harvest album from British folk artist. Featuring a duet with Kate Bush and an appearance by Dave Gilmour on two tracks. 1999.
Recording information: Abbey Road Studios, London Rockfield Studio, Monmouth,; Chapel Lane Studio, Mereford; House Of Music, ...
Ultimate Collection (2001)
Track Listing: To Make Me Who I Am; Don't Know Much; For Your Precious Love; Everybody Plays the Fool; Change Is Gonna Come, A; Arianne; Warm Your Heart; Hercules; Why Worry; Sweet Little Mama; Over You; I'm Waitin' at the ...
Flight Time (2006)
Only a few times in history has a musician been singled out as the world-class master of his instrument. Billy Cobham is one of those few artists. For over 30 years, he has received international acclaim as the total consummate ...
(Best Live) (1994)
This is an Enhanced audio CD which contains regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files, including lyrics, credits, full-length videos, interview footage, tour paraphernalia and photos.
BEST LIVE finally catches James Taylor in a performance of most of his masterpieces from ...
Bravura - Complete 1959 Septette Sessions (2011)
Recording information: Curtis Schwartz Studios, Ardingly (04/16/2010); Studio De La Grande Armée, Paris (04/16/2010); Vulcania, Saint-Ours Les Roches (04/16/2010); Curtis Schwartz Studios, Ardingly (04/23/2010); Studio De La Grande Armée, Paris (04/23/2010); Vulcania, Saint-Ours Les Roches (04/23/2010); Curtis Schwartz Studios, Ardingly ...
A Decade of Steely Dan (1985)
Additional personnel includes: Denny Dias (guitar, percussion); Steve Khan, Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, Jeff Baxter, Hugh McCracken (guitar); Tom Scott (clarinet, alto & tenor saxophonesm, lyricon); George Marge (bass clarinet); Pete Christlieb, Jim Horn, Wayne Shorter, Plas Johnson, Jackie Kelso ...
Lush Life (1984)
LUSH LIFE is one out of the three Ronstadt forays into the world of jazz standards and WWII-era pop numbers. Like its companions WHAT'S NEW and FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS, it captures the multi-faceted soprano buoyed by Nelson Riddle's big band ...